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Goodyear Awards 35th Highway Hero Recipient

A truck driver who administered first aid to a motorist who had been pierced through the neck by a broken steering wheel after crashing into a truck is the 35th recipient of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s Highway Hero Award.

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Kellie Pickler Headlining Mid-America Trucking Show Concert

Country music star Kellie Pickler, a former “American Idol” contestant, will headline the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) concert, which is free for all attendees.

Kellie Picker Mid-American Trucking Show
Peterbilt Reaches 1 Million Vehicle Milestone

Peterbilt Motors Company has announced the production of the 1 millionth Peterbilt vehicle. The Model 567 Heritage rolled off the assembly line at the company’s Denton, Texas manufacturing facility.

Driving Forces: Turning Torque into Traction with Drive Tires

Trucks help keep the economy moving, transporting 70% of domestic freight. In 2016 alone, trucks traveled more than 450.4 billion miles across the United States.

TBC’s Truck Tire Giveaway at the Great American Trucking Show

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, will be at the Great American Trucking Show (GATS) from August 24 – 26, 2017 in Dallas. GATS is an all-encompassing convention of trucking professionals that features over 50,000 attendees visiting more than 500 exhibitors representing truck, trailer, engine, component and parts manufacturers, as well as services catering to the heavy- and medium-duty truck industry.

IHS Markit: U.S. Vehicles Getting Older

The average age of cars and light trucks in operation in the U.S. is rising, presenting new service and sales opportunities to the automotive aftermarket, IHS Markit reports. According to industry experts, the average age of these vehicles in operation (VIO) have risen 11.6 years. “Quality of new vehicles continues to be a key driver

Still Time to Nominate A Highway Hero

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is still accepting nominations for its 34th Goodyear Highway Hero Award through Nov. 29. “The Goodyear Highway Hero Award honors truck drivers who put their lives at risk as they travel the roads and highways of North America,” said Gary Medalis, marketing director, Goodyear. “Over the last 30-plus years, we’ve

Spec & Manage Fuel Efficient Tires

If even only one of your trucks is used in an application during which it is at highway speeds and you’re not using fuel efficient tires, you need to take another look at what you have mounted on that truck’s wheels. Paul Crehan, director of product marketing for trucks at Michelin North America, said, “Fleets

Toyo Continues as Official Tire of Speed Energy Stadium Super Trucks

Toyo Tire USA Corp. has extended its sponsorship as the Official Tire of Speed Energy Stadium Super Trucks presented by Traxxas for 2016. “We are happy to support the ever growing Stadium SuperTruck series,” said Amy Coleman, senior director of marketing at Toyo.  “The series is a great way to demonstrate the quality of our